Despite 93% of Iceland's population being ethnically Icelandic and 2% Scandinavian, we still do see a good number of parcels going to the country on a regular basis. They are very much business orientated and often purchase items from sellers in the UK much like people in Spain and France.
You may think that as Iceland isn't a member of the European Union, that it isn't able to make use of the free-trade benefits of the organisation, but interestingly Iceland became a member of the European Economic Area in 1994 which afforded it economic integration with Europe. Other countries in the same position include Liechtenstein and Norway.
Here are some examples of prices to send a parcel to Iceland. We have many options, so for a personalised quote please enter the weight of your item into the quote box below.
We send sufficient parcel volume to Iceland to allow us to negotiate great deals for our customers wishing to send a parcel to Iceland with a reliable courier company. The quality of life Icelanders enjoy has seen a spike in the number of expats looking to reside there which in turn increases the number of parcels shipped.
DHL is able to deliver to Reykjavík and Keflavík in 1-2 days so is ideal when you have important or time-sensitive items to post there. Please do allow a longer delivery window for more remote addresses.
If you are looking for a cheaper express shipping service, then Parcel Monkey Air Express is able to deliver to Iceland in 2-3 days, and you can have the parcel picked up from your home or work address by Parcelforce and then it will be delivered by DHL.
Iceland Post can deliver your parcel to the recipient if you use TrakPak, a courier service designed for eCommerce. Arriving in 5-7 days, TrakPak is collected by a courier from your home or work address and then transported to Iceland before being delivered by a local postal operator.
For heavy packages that weigh 10kg or more, this is often the best-priced delivery service to Iceland.
When posting a parcel to Iceland you should attach Customs Documents to the outside of the box so that Customs Officers can see what goods are being sent. You should also provide a working contact number for the recipient.
If you are going to send a parcel to Iceland than we suggest that you familiarise yourself with the Icelandic Directorate of Customs
Also if you have any questions, feel free to contact the Directorate at:
The Directorate of Customs
or via telephone (354) 5600300
Furthermore, you might like to read this page about import restrictions.
Everything worked exactly as it was supposed to.
Fast and reliable! Great tracking - sent overseas and arrived 5 days later
Delivery on time and as needed, great service. If only placing the order online had been as easy as it should have been...
This service was very convenient to use. The cost however was not significantly cheaper to use when you factored in insurance for expensive parcels. Also tracking of parcels sent internationally was poor. I had to contact customer services to get delivery info. Average service.
Quick and accurate service. Parcel got there in no time.
OREDER WAS PICKED UP ON THE WEDNESDAY AND NEEDED TO BE THERE BY THE FRIDAY AND IT WAS
You picked up on time and delivered to Iceland but the customs help up the parcel and we had to pick it up from the airport . not your fault
The service was carried out very good and easy to track